(Closed) Introduce yourselves!

posted 7 years ago in May 2014
Post # 62
Member
45 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Name: Kelsey

 

Age: 23 (24 when I marry)

 

Age of fiance? 28 (29 when we marry)

 

Location: Lexington KY

 

How long have you been with your fiance?: 3 years

 

Engagement date: 03/13/2013

 

Kids? Yes  Landon. He’s 8 months

 

Animals? Not yet though Groomie is on the hunt for a dog.

 

What’s your favorite lazy day itinerary? Dvr, Netflix, Cuddling with my boys

 

What kind of work do you do? CNA

 

Favorite alcoholic (or non alcoholic beverage)? BOURBON!!!! ( KY girl problem’s )

 

Favorite thing about your fiance? Sense of humor.

 

Least favorite thing about your fiance? STUBBORN as all get out!!!! His way or the high way

 

How did you meet your fiance? At a Bar. ( keeping it classy)

 

What is your absolute most favorite activity/hobby? Going to football, basketball and baseball games & Shopping.

 

Post # 63
Member
85 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

Name:  Jen

Age: 36

Age of fiance? 38

Location: Columbus NE

How long have you been with your fiance?: 4 years

Engagement date: May 23, 2010 (3 years tomorrow!)

Kids? Mine from previous marriage:  Son 11 years (12 in July), Daughter 9 years.  His from previous marriage:  Three sons ages 17 (18 in June), 14 and 11

Animals? Our only child together Smile 2 year old Shih Tzu…we love that little guy so much!

What’s your favorite lazy day itinerary? Only happens when the kids are with their “other parents”…snuggling on the couch watching mindless TV.

What kind of work do you do?  Accountant

Favorite alcoholic (or non alcoholic beverage)?  Rum Chata YUM!

Favorite thing about your fiance?  He is absolutely the nicest guy I have ever met!

Least favorite thing about your fiance? See above LOL!  He has trouble saying no to anyone.

How did you meet your fiance? E-Harmony.com

What is your absolute most favorite activity/hobby? Hobbies??  Did you see how many kids we have?  Does getting all the kids to all their different sports and activities count?  I love to scrapbook when I have the chance.

No picture on my computer at work!

Post # 64
Member
2609 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

Age: 29

Age of fiance? 35

Location: Madison, WI 

How long have you been with your fiance?: 14 months (Met 3/17/2012) 

Engagement date: 5/7/2013

Kids? None 

Animals? He has two cats – Hemmingway and Ryno. 

What’s your favorite lazy day itinerary: Watching TV or reading a good book. 

What kind of work do you do? Molecular Microbiologist 

Favorite alcoholic (or non alcoholic beverage)? Malibu Rum 

Favorite thing about your fiance? His strength of character, morals, kindness. 

Least favorite thing about your fiance? His farting and how he spaces out when eating anything, it’s like caveman mode…”Food good…food…food..” And while doing that he will rub his head constantly. 

How did you meet your fiance? Online at Christian Mingle 

What is your absolute most favorite activity/hobby? Reading. I love books! Works out well I’m marrying a librarian! LOL

Post # 65
Member
175 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Name: Ainsley!

 

 

 

Age: 22

 

 

 

Age of fiance? 27

 

 

 

Location: Chicago suburbs

 

 

 

How long have you been with your fiance?: 1 yr, 5 months, 8 days

 

 

 

Engagement date: 12.22.13

 

 

 

Kids? I have a 3.5 year old son. He couldnt be a better father, and we cant wait to have more πŸ™‚

 

 

 

Animals? We have a 1 year old Shiba Inu named Yuki, and a short hair tabby cat named Sister

 

 

 

What’s your favorite lazy day itinerary? snuggling in bed watching the tv series of the moment, Dexter for now, or playing with our son, G.

 

 

 

What kind of work do you do? I work in child care

 

 

 

Favorite alcoholic (or non alcoholic beverage)? wine (moscato), sometimes beer.  

 

 

 

Favorite thing about your fiance? the way he smells, and the way that despite his incredible inability to put his feelings into words, I’ve never had a second of doubt about how he feels about me.

 

 

 

Least favorite thing about your fiance? He never remembers to clean his hairs off the sink when he shaves. 

 

 

 

How did you meet your fiance? Online. i was just thinking i’d go on a few dates just to go out and have some fun. So i said yes to the first person that asked me out, not expecting anything to come of it, and instead i found my soul mate. I knew the night we met that i’d marry him.

 

 

 

What is your absolute most favorite activity/hobby? I like doing anything creative. But i’d have to say singing, since cooking, crafting, painting or drawing all require cleaning up a mess. haha πŸ™‚

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

p.s. i know mine says april. but i saw april 25 of this year, and there were no damned leaves on the trees, and you cant have a foresty wedding with no leaves! so wedding date is to be determined by availabilities and what not. πŸ™‚

Post # 66
Member
49 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2015

Name: Rachel

Age: 27

Age of fiancé? 29

Location: Southern California

How long have you been with your fiance?: Almost 6 years

Engagement date: 5/5/13

Kids? He has a 7 yr old daughter

Animals? A 5 year old Maltese 

What’s your favorite lazy day itinerary? sleeping in, going out for brunch then watching a movie in the theaters.

What kind of work do you do? I’m an administrator

Favorite alcoholic (or non alcoholic beverage)? Cupcake Moscato

Favorite thing about your fiance? The way he loves me even when I go crazy over stupid stuff. He’s also an amazing father and the best silly partner in crime.  

Least favorite thing about your fiancé? How he yells when he watches sports. 

How did you meet your fiance? I was at a club with one of my good guy friends. His friends ended up meeting up with us. I found my fiancé looking lost. Turns out his friends were aand in the room with me and my guy friend. One thing led to another, we exchanged numbers, then he had to hunt me down on MySpace. I guess I had too much to drink that night and didn’t give him my complete number. πŸ™‚

What is your absolute most favorite activity/hobby? I love adding bling to things for his daughter!

 
 

Post # 67
Member
168 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Name: Jeannie

Age: 28

Age of fiance: 28

Location: Milwaukee, WI

How long have you been with your fiance?: Since Nov 2010 – 2.5 Years

Engagement date: Sept 2012

Kids: Nope – undecided.

Animals: No πŸ™  Condo restrictions, but we both love dogs.

What’s your favorite lazy day itinerary?: Sleeping in, brunch, puppy store, drinking on a patio.

What kind of work do you do?: I work at a university, in international education.  I advise international students on immigration, academic, and cultural issues and promote and prepare students to study abroad.

Favorite alcoholic (or non alcoholic beverage)?: Sangria!

Favorite thing about your fiance?: His integrity.

Least favorite thing about your fiance?: He doesn’t like to travel. 

How did you meet your fiance?: Online!  OkCupid.com – we did long distance for 9 months before I moved out-of-state to live together.

What is your absolute most favorite activity/hobby?: Tubing down a river with good friends and good drinks. 

Post # 68
Member
45 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2014


Not sure why I haven’t filled out one of these yet, but life has been crazy, so I haven’t really posted much.  But, I definitely wanted to introduce myself and say hi to my fellow May 2014 brides!

 

Age: 30

 

Age of fiance? 30

 

Location:  Chicago suburbs

 

How long have you been with your fiance?:  2 years in August!

 

Engagement date:  4/1/13  (yes, April Fool’s Day…haha!  My b-day is on 3/31 and I was hoping for a 30th birthday engagement.  We celebrated on 4/1 due to my clinical schedule, and the rest is history.)

 

Kids?  Not yet.  We definitely want a couple, and the clock is definitely ticking now.

 

Animals?  One furry child – Riley, a year old papillon. 

 

What’s your favorite lazy day itinerary:  Relax on the couch catching up on dvr/netflix…aka taking a brain break (too much studying!)

 

What kind of work do you do?  Currently finishing up grad school to be a Physician Assistant.  I graduate in August!  Hopefully will be in a job by the end of the year.  I’ve always been in healthcare (former RRT) and can’t imagine doing anything else.

 

Favorite alcoholic (or non alcoholic beverage)?  anything tropical and frozen

 

Favorite thing about your fiance?  how much he loves me and our pup

 

Least favorite thing about your fiance?  he’s messy and does not like to clean (but I’m kinda the same, to a point, so it’s not an issue really)

 

How did you meet your fiance?  initially on match.com.  I think we talked online for like 2-3 days and then we went on a date.  He was the first person I met on there, and he was the last.  I knew he was the one from very early on.

 

Post # 69
Member
289 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Name: Hillary

Age: 21

Age of fiance? 21

Location: Tulsa, OK

How long have you been with your fiance?: Since August 2010

Engagement date: May 11, 2013

Kids? Nope

Animals? Nope

What’s your favorite lazy day itinerary? sitting outside reading, sleeping, etc.

What kind of work do you do? student and work at an oil and gas company

Favorite alcoholic (or non alcoholic beverage)? Currently it’s tequila shots.

Favorite thing about your fiance? We are made for each other! πŸ™‚

Least favorite thing about your fiance? The cargo shorts and cartoon shirts have to go.

How did you meet your fiance? Orientation Week at our University

What is your absolute most favorite activity/hobby? facebook stalking. whoops, I said it.

 

Post # 70
Member
4 posts
Wannabee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Name: Cassandra

Age: 22

Age of fiance: 23

Location: live in Bear, De wedding in South Jersey

How long have you been with your fiance?: 2.5 years now

Engagement date: Just recently on June 25, 2013

Kids? 0, but we do want kids 

Animals? 0, but we want a puppy 

What’s your favorite lazy day itinerary?  watching anime, sleeping, or beading

What kind of work do you do? none both my FH and I receive disability. But he does work as an artist. He has MS and I have a rare colon disease. 

Favorite alcoholic (or non alcoholic beverage)?  Alcoholic: plum wine ; his: Jack Daniels and sake Non-Alcoholic: Shirley Temples ; His: Root Beer

Favorite thing about your fiance?  he always knows what I need and he works hard. Even though he is sick, I admire that about him. That and he always put me first, always. 

Least favorite thing about your fiance?   He tries too hard sometimes to impress me or make me happy but he usually ends up getting sick or something because he is always worried about me. 

How did you meet your fiance? On an online dating site, okcupid.com

What is your absolute most favorite activity/hobby?

 Watching anime, studying Japanese culture, beading, and sleeping.

His: Larping, watching anime,  drawing, and sleeping

 
 
 
 

Post # 71
Hostess
2555 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

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@demastro:  Welcome!!

Post # 72
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4 posts
Wannabee
  • Wedding: May 2014

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@MsAmandaAnn:   Thank you! I know my wedding is a long way for but I’m so excited! πŸ™‚ 

Post # 73
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4953 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2018

Name: Lizzie

Age: 20 

Age of fiance? 22

Location: Georgia (OTP North)

How long have you been with your fiance?: 2 and a half years, on and off for over 5

Engagement date: July 26, 2012 (almost a year!)

Kids? Not yet. We want two in a few years. 

Animals? Nope. 

What’s your favorite lazy day itinerary? Hanging out in the same room, doing whatever, with random intervals of cuddling

What kind of work do you do? I’m a full-time student (graduating in May, 3 weeks before the wedding) and I work at a daycare for the time being. I have to quit in a few weeks because of my student teaching.

Favorite alcoholic (or non alcoholic beverage)? Sweet tea.

Favorite thing about your fiance? We can do absolutely nothing in the same room and be content. 

Least favorite thing about your fiance? He’s really opinionated. It’s great sometimes, but not all the time. 

How did you meet your fiance? Church, Kroger, and high school – all completely unrelated to each other. 

What is your absolute most favorite activity/hobby? Am I allowed to say work? I adore my daycare job so much it’s ridiculous. It’s probably weird to love your job as much as I do. 

 

(I wish I had a better picture of us, but he refuses to take any!)

 

Post # 74
Hostess
2555 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

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@demastro:  Nope, not long at all! Around 10 minutes and I know it’s gonna FLY!! At least for me, mainly because I have 982329 other non-wedding related things on plate I need to finish between now and then.. πŸ˜‰

Post # 75
Member
469 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Name: maydeco

Age: 25 

Age of fiance? 25

Location: New England

How long have you been with your fiance?: 4 years, although we met 7 years ago

Engagement date: December 7, 2012

Kids? Nope. Not for quite a few years

Animals? Cats 

What’s your favorite lazy day itinerary? I love rainy-day movie-watching. Order takeout, stay in our pajamas, and just spend the day on Netflix

What kind of work do you do? I’m a professional writer

Favorite alcoholic (or non alcoholic beverage)? Gin and grapefruit juice right now

Favorite thing about your fiance? He’s wonderfully goofy, with a great sense of humor

Least favorite thing about your fiance? He doesn’t like arguing, and I do! He’s too laid-back, and it can make me feel crazy

How did you meet your fiance? College

What is your absolute most favorite activity/hobby? Probably writing or yoga

Post # 76
Member
34 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Name:  Michelle

 

Age: 29

 

Age of fiance? 36

 

Location: NC/VA

 

How long have you been with your fiance?: 2 years

 

Engagement date: June 22, 2013

 

Kids? I have two children; 7 year old daughter and 4 year old son

 

Animals? not yet but hopefully next year

 

What’s your favorite lazy day itinerary? NETFLIX and Lifetime!!

 

What kind of work do you do? Title I Assistant for local school system

 

Favorite alcoholic (or non alcoholic beverage)? homemade lemonade

 

Favorite thing about your fiance? his sense of humor, he always knows how to make me laugh

 

Least favorite thing about your fiance? when he blasts rap music in the car

 

How did you meet your fiance? joined the church where his mother is pastor, and we met when he begin to attend also

 

What is your absolute most favorite activity/hobby?

 

 I am a Zumba instructor, so its a toss up between singing and ZUMBA!!!

 

 

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